Barry Kay, internationally acclaimed stage and costume designer, photographer, born 1932 Melbourne Australia, died 1985 London England
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The Prisoners – stage presentation





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Prisoners
     Stage
     Costumes
     Scenery

Ballet


one act



Choreography
Book
Music
Plot


Peter Darrell
Peter Darrell
Béla Bartók; Music for Strings, Percussion and Celeste
Two convicts escape from prison, one to his death, the other to life enslavement to his friend's wife.



Scenery
Costumes


Barry Kay
Barry Kay



Direction
Company
Conductor
Orchestra
Staging


Peter Darrell
Western Theatre Ballet
[?]   [1]
[?]   [2]
Dartington College of Arts



Characters
Baudin
Christophe
Madeleine
Warders
Villagers


Cast
Barry Salt
Erling Sunde
Suzanne Musitz, Christophe's wife
Oliver Symons, Rudi Szigeti, Jefferey Taylor
Margaret Grey, Brenda Last, Hazel Merry



Venue
Event
Première


Dartington Hall, Devon
Dartington Festival
24 June 1957



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Pas de trois
scene 3
stage shot


Barry Kay set and costume designs for Peter Darrell's Ballet 'The Prisoners'; stage shot pas de trois; Western Theatre Ballet Dartington Festival 1957


Baudin
Christophe
Madeleine



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[1, 2]    A comment by Annette Massie suggests that the music may have been taped. >> back to text



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The Prisoners set and costume designs by Barry Kay; Western Theatre Ballet Dartington Festival 1957; Choreography Peter Darrell    The Prisoners set and costume designs by Barry Kay; Western Theatre Ballet Dartington Festival 1957; Choreography Peter Darrell    The Prisoners set and costume designs by Barry Kay; Western Theatre Ballet Dartington Festival 1957; Choreography Peter Darrell

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